TV programs The Best Sports TV Shows  

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List Rules Shows near the top must be only the best Sports TV series.

The very best sports shows on television, ranked from best to worst. This list of the greatest sports shows also includes pictures from the shows when available. Popular sports TV shows have been a staple of television for years, so there's often debate about what the most entertaining sports show of all time is. Don't let your favorite sports television programs in history get to the bottom of the list- be sure to vote them up so they have the chance to reach the top spot. The list of sports television shows below includes information like the program's cast, creator and premiere date when available.

List features shows like Kenny vs. Spenny and Sports Tonight.

This list answers the questions, "What is the best sports show of all time?" and "What are the greatest sports shows?"

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Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Friday Night Lights Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Aimee Teegarden

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Pardon the Interruption is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Pardon the Interruption Tony Reali, Michael Wilbon, Tony Kornheiser

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First Take is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
First Take Stephen A. Smith

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Monday Night Football is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Monday Night Football Melissa Stark

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Around the Horn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Around the Horn Tony Reali, Woody Paige, Tim Cowlishaw

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Inside the NBA is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Inside the NBA Shaquille O'Neal, Magic Johnson, Charles Barkley

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SportsCenter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
SportsCenter Neil Everett, Jalen Rose, Jenn Brown

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NBC Sunday Night Football is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
NBC Sunday Night Football Tony Dungy, Michele Tafoya

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The League is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
The League Mark Duplass, Jonathan Lajoie, Nick Kroll

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NFL Live is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Hard Knocks is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Hard Knocks Zach Thomas, Darren Woodson, Eddie Kennison

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NFL on Fox is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
NFL on Fox Terry Bradshaw, Ronnie Lott, Jillian Barberie

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College GameDay is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
College GameDay Desmond Howard, Lou Holtz, Mark May

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Major League Baseball on Fox is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Major League Baseball on Fox Tim McCarver, Joe Buck, Harold Reynolds

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NFL on NBC is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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One Tree Hill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
One Tree Hill Chad Michael Murray, James Lafferty, Hilarie Burton

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Inside the NFL is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Inside the NFL Phil Simms, Cris Collinsworth, Warren Sapp

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Nickelodeon Guts is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Nickelodeon Guts Felicia Day, Ryon Day

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Cold Pizza is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Cold Pizza Skip Bayless, Bonnie-Jill Laflin, Woody Paige

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Outside the Lines is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Outside the Lines Bob Ley, Jeremy Schaap

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Fox NFL Sunday is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Fox NFL Sunday Terry Bradshaw, Ronnie Lott, Michael Strahan

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Monday Night Countdown is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Monday Night Countdown Steve Young, Mike Ditka, Cris Carter

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American Gladiators is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
American Gladiators Mike Adamle, Joe Theismann, Todd Christensen

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Football Night in America is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Football Night in America Keith Olbermann, Jerome Bettis, Sterling Sharpe

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ESPN College Football Thursday... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime Jenn Brown, Chris Fowler, Craig James

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Shaq's Big Challenge is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Shaq's Big Challenge Shaquille O'Neal, Tyler Florence, Dale Brown

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Ford Monday Night Football is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Arliss is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Arliss Robert Wuhl, Sandra Oh, Jim Turner

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FSN Baseball Report is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestlin... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Hulk Hogan's Rock 'n' Wrestling Charles Adler, Lewis Arquette, James Avery

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Cheap Seats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Cheap Seats Kate Walsh, David Cross, H. Jon Benjamin

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2 Minute Drill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Celebrity Boxing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Pros vs. Joes is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Pros vs. Joes Michael Strahan, Jay Glazer

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NFL on CBS is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Sunday NFL Countdown is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Sunday NFL Countdown Mike Ditka, Cris Carter, Ron Jaworski

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Sports Night is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Sports Night Josh Charles, Peter Krause, Felicity Huffman

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1st and 10 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
1st and 10 Skip Bayless

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National Heads-Up Poker Champi... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
National Heads-Up Poker Championship James Woods, Leeann Tweeden, Orel Hershiser

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Strictly Come Dancing is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Strictly Come Dancing Tess Daly, Bruce Forsyth

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Poker After Dark is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Poker After Dark Oliver 'Ali' Nejad, Leeann Tweeden, Marianela Pereyra

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Baseball Tonight is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Baseball Tonight John Kruk, Orel Hershiser, Tino Martinez

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Battle of the Gridiron Stars is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Battle of the Gridiron Stars Peyton Manning, Eli Manning, Joe Theismann

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Pet Star is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Pet Star Mario Lopez

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Knight School is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Knight School Bob Knight

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ESPN2 Garage is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Pinks is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Pinks Mark Riccadonna, Jeff Moll, Ron Buckholz

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ESPN2 College Football Saturda... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows

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Baseball is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows
Baseball John Chancellor

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MLB on Five is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Sports TV Shows